Sunday at The Met—Inspiring Walt Disney


Date and Time

Sunday, February 27, 2022

2–3:15 pm


The Met Fifth Avenue

The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium

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Glen Keane, Animation Director, Glen Keane Productions
Don Hahn, Producer and Director, Walt Disney Animation Studios
Carmenita D. Higginbotham, Dean, Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts
Wolf Burchard, Associate Curator, European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, The Met

Join a panel of experts, including two Disney animation legends, as they reflect on their careers, the making of the classic animated film Beauty and the Beast (1991), and the lasting legacy and impact of Disney on American culture.

Free with Museum admission, though advance registration is required. Please note: Space is limited; first come, first served. Registration does not guarantee admission once the auditorium reaches capacity.

The conversation will also be livestreamed on YouTube and Facebook. Note: No login required.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts.

In accordance with the New York City mandate, all visitors age 5 and older must show proof that they have received two doses of an accepted two-dose series vaccine, or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. All visitors age 18 and older must also show a valid personal ID.

Face coverings are required for all visitors age 2 and older, even if they are vaccinated.

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 Assistive listening devices are provided in the auditorium.

 Closed captioning is provided for the livestream.

Sèvres Manufactory. Covered vase in the form of a tower (vase en tour; detail), ca. 1762.  Soft-paste porcelain. The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA, The Arabella D. Huntington Memorial Art Collection. Image courtesy of the Huntington Art Museum, San Marino, California


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